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Supply Planner (m / w / d)

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Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Neuss, DE, 41460

Company: Bunge


Are you the person who can build the supply plan for our specialties factory in Neuss (Düsseldorf)? Do you have a few years of experience in supply chain or a similar role? This position may just be what you are looking for: working in a dynamic environment where you can truly make a difference!
More on the role: 
The purpose of this position is to ensure that the commitments to our customers are delivered on time in the most efficient way possible.The Supply Planner will create and execute the mid- and long-term supply plan for our production facility which consist of a refinery and packaging plant. This plan involves all production lines and groups relevant to the business. As a supply planner, you need to make sure that the plan is aligned with all stakeholders. This requires excellent (senior) stakeholder management skills and ability to communicate well.  
In this dynamic role you manage both product availability and delivery reliability whilst serving as a point of escalation for sales and operations. You keep the production and planning coordinated and updated by review meetings and you interface within the supply chain organization in general. As part of the production planning, you are the first point of contact for production, sales, product management, logistics, finance and quality.
Furthermore, as the planning delegate, you will join and own strategic projects and meetings. Moreover, you will drive continuous improvement within the supply planning process.
You will report to the Supply Chain Manager and will be based in Neuss.

What makes this position so great?
The best part of this job is that you are the spider in the web of the tactical operation for our Neuss factory. This plant itself has an important footprint within the strategy of Bunge Loders Croklaan which makes this role very significant. You can really drive business impact across the total end-to-end spectrum. Due to the dynamics of this business, the job is very hands-on but at the same time, it really requires a person with great conceptual capabilities to drive and improve the process.
Besides a good understanding of industrial environmen/B2B business we expect you have:

  • Completed engineering, business studies or commercial / technical studies. The alternative is a vocational training followed by several years of proven professional experience in the supply chain;
  • Knowledge of S&OP, production planning or supply network planning;
  • Very good understanding of production and operating processes;
  • Well versed in international project work;
  • Very good user knowledge of ERP systems;
  • Strong handling of Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint;
  • English and German language.

Is this you?

You are an analytical thinker but can also put theory to practice. In general, you have affinity with numbers and a strong sense of priorities and escalation. You enjoy engaging with different stakeholders. As a person you are pro-active, curious, flexible and persistent. Working independently suits you, but you also have the ability to work in a team.


What We Offer

  • A responsible position in a successful and high-growth company in the food industry with corporate affiliation;
  • Demanding tasks in an appreciative, friendly environment with good development opportunities and intensive familiarization with a complex, challenging work environment;
  • An open-ended employment contract, collectively agreed payment with vacation pay and an annual special benefit, as well as an annual subsidy for company pension schemes;
  • A 38-hour week with 30 days of vacation (plus 12/24 & 12/31 free);
  • Individual training opportunities;
  • Social advice from the EAP-Assist family service;
  • Very good transport links to the port of Neuss and own parking spaces for employees.

Safety is a top priority at Walter Rau Neusser Öl und Fett AG, especially at the time of Covid-19. We would be happy to work with you to find individual solutions for in-depth training and the organization of everyday work.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!
In case of questions, please reach out to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Specialist at

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

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